Dirty Guv’nahs and Black Cadillacs Warm Up at Preservation Pub

Chris Doody, James Trimble, Will Horton and John Phillips Take two of my favorite local bands and add my favorite weekly musical hour and you have the recipe for a great time. And it certainly was. WFIV, 105.3 broadcasts Homegrown, their weekly show featuring live local music from Preservation Pub. It has all the parts […]

The Black Cadillacs Explode at Preservation Pub

Black Cadillacs, Preservation Pub, Knoxville, July 2011 But before they exploded I had a set of misadventures and near-misadventures. I reported here that they would give a roof-top concert beginning at 10:00. This was pretty exciting to me because I really love their live show, I hadn’t seen the roof-top at Preservation Pub since it […]

What’s Happening, Brother?

So much is happening that I’m going to drop a few lines to promote upcoming events. It’s something that I do from time to time, though more often I’d suggest other sources for that kind of information. This seems like a good time to make an exception because I’d hate for you to miss some […]

Final Sundown: Black Cadillacs and Warren Haynes

Black Cadillacs, Sundown in the City, Market Square, Knoxville I had mixed feelings about the last Sundown in the City. I’m always sad to see it end, knowing I’ll miss it and wondering if this will be the last of a great series. I also had a dinner planned at Tomato Head with friends and all […]

Jonny Lang and Megan McCormick Blister Sundown

Megan McCormick and band at Sundown in the City, Knoxville This week’s edition of Sundown in the City was quite different from either of the last two. While Better Than Ezra seemed to attract a young, drunken melee and Umphrey’s Magee attracted a young, colorful crowd, Jonny Lang’s crowd was much less picturesque, maybe a […]